Software Development Manager

Overview

The Role:
We are looking for a Software Development Manager to join our new digital development team. In this role you will work closely with our development and product team to develop, modify and support our website and user interfaces across all channels.
We want someone who is motivated by emerging technologies and has a passion to drive digital transformation. A real desire to work in a collaborative and fast-paced retail environment is essential. You will be joining Ryanair at an exciting time with an ambitious roadmap to become digital leaders and pioneers.
Your responsibilities as a Developer Manager will include:
? Mentor and grow a team of developers focusing both on career and personal development.
? Conducting goal setting, performance reviews and appraisals of Developers in collaboration with the Head of Development.
? Ensure positive and fast paced environment is maintained as the scrum teams grow.
? Providing input into the Development strategy driving the standardisation of processes and procedures across the development group.
? Responsibility for the team to produce scalable, secure preforming top quality code.
? Responsibility that the team is following best software delivery standards to ensure a continuous delivery of code.
? Report to management on the progress of the team and communicate any issues effectively.
? Work with scrum teams to remove blockers with a focus on delivery of high quality code.
? Proposing improvements in process to improve code quality and speed of delivery.
? Gather feedback from team members on all matters, ensure people are heard, be the voice of the team.
? Review CVs, arrange and conduct interviews, work with HR to expand the team.
? Enforce the development process delivery guidelines from the business.
? Assist on allocation of resources to each delivery team.
? Meet regularly with the Head of Software Development to ensure line up of developer strategies and share best practices across the organisation.

Required Skills:
? Proficient in software development (Java/.Net/JavaScript) and associated technologies
? Minimum of 5 years’ lead experience in a fast-paced commercial environment
? Previous team leadership experience
? The candidate will possess a keen interest and be up to date with the latest technologies and developments in the software industry.
? The candidate will demonstrate the ability to lead a high performing team.
? An ability to write end to end solutions for web-based applications, create robust highvolume
production applications and develop prototypes quickly.
? The candidate should have a strong understanding of and proven experience with building high performing enterprise applications.
? Exposure to and knowledge of software release management techniques including continuous integration and delivery (Devops).
? Experience of leading in an agile or other rapid development environment.
? Developing high quality, testable and performant software using agile practices
? Mentoring staff and assisting in their professional development

Alejandro Rodríguez, Principal Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Alejandro Rodríguez is Principal Consultant with e-Frontiers. Based in Madrid office, Alejandro sources candidates across all IT role types for Spain and Ireland. His network is currently being built up around Top Software Engineer profiles with specialising in Python, Java, Scala, PHP, Javascript, .Net, Big Data. He has experience working with some of the leading recruitment companies in Spain. His career has been linked to the technology and engineering sectors. Specialized in talent acquisition within a global scope, he has placed people in technical roles both nationally and internationally. Alejandro studied a Degree in Psychology and Masters in Management and Human Resource Management. He prides himself about ethic and counselling during all the recruitment process.

Specialises in: Python, Ruby, C#, .NET, Java, C++, Business Intelligence, Oracle Developers, QA, Business Analysts, Architects